Top 25 Inferior Anime Adaptations


Adapting manga, visual and light novels into anime is a fraught process at the best of times, and some titles have become notorious for making a mess of things – though yet others are simply notorious for having snobbish or obsessive fans who resent new arrivals or so much as the slightest change to the original story.

Anime fans supply a ranking of the original works they most strongly prefer to the anime adaptations.

The ranking:

1. The World Only God Knows

2. Seitokai no Ichizon

3. School Rumble

4. One Piece

5. To Aru Majutsu no Index

6. Haruhi

7. Full Metal Alchemist

8. Slam Dunk

9. Blue Exorcist

10. Hidan no Aria

11. Shakugan no Shana

12. Black Butler

13. K-ON!

14. Gintama

15. Bleach

16. Hitman Reborn

17. Kore wa Zombie Desuka?

18. Natsu no Arashi!

19. Hayate no Gotoku

20. Dragon Ball

21. Naruto

22. Majutsushi Orphen

23. Full Metal Panic

24. Tsubasa Chronicle

25. Record of Lodoss War

There is of course much scope for liking both anime and original, but still strongly preferring the original…

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